America Ferrera And Other Latin Stars Head To Tijuana Migrant Shelters [PHOTOS]

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Wilmer Valderrama, Gina Rodriguez, Eva Longoria, America Ferrera and Roselyn Sanchez are raising awareness about the migrant crisis in the Mexican border city of Tijuana.

The Latin stars all gathered over the weekend as part of a delegation to visit families and children seeking asylum in the United States.

"Yesterday in Tijuana, we witnessed in person the humanitarian crisis at the border. Mothers and their children seeking safety and their international human right to asylum at our border, but instead being made more vulnerable by the senseless and illegal policies of this administration," Ferrera said in a post.

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Yesterday in Tijuana, we witnessed in person the humanitarian crisis at the border. Mothers and their children seeking safety and their international human right to asylum at our border, but instead being made more vulnerable by the senseless & illegal policies of this administration. In spite of it all, these families remain resilient and hopeful, and their children continue to shine their joyful lights brightly. As a nation, we need to cut through the political fighting and reconnect to our humanity. What our government does, they do in our name. You can stand with these families by donating to the INCREDIBLE work that Families Belong Together is doing on the ground with these families, and by signing the @fams2gether’s petition to block the “Remain in Mexico” policy. (Link in bio) #SupportingFamilies #harnessbeyondborders @iwillharness phots by @ari.mejorado

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The artists spoke with children from Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala, with the delegation organized and hosted by Families Belong Together.

They also took to social media to post some photos from the visit, and also had some powerful words to share.

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This is NOT a political debate. It’s purely a conversation of people being there for people.. the humanitarian crises in the border is a call we have to answer.. we HAVE to understand that this is beyond our differences.. you have the right to believe and stand for what your heart feels. But being there for another human, in their moment of desperation.. it’s what we as people do with honor. Our brothers and sisters have basic needs, that while they wait the faith of their sacrifice.. would at least help them survive the many trials that come with their journey and fight for living a better life, no matter where that is.. @iwillharness and @fams2gether partnered to visit and witness one of the shelters that help those seeking a better life, a life that in many of their cases are not guaranteed in their countries.. #HarnessBeyondBorders To know more on how you can help or donate, here below are some of the orgs doing the work on the ground!: FamiliesBelongTogether.org EspacioMigrante.org AlOtroLado.Org

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